Comment: Fallacies abound...

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Fallacies abound...

Logical fallacies abound... Let me address one issue and then you can distort my argument in your reply.

"THEN gun owners must stand for appropriate, effective mental health care because otherwise mentally ill people will have guns and be committing murders. They do and are every day."

- For this to be valid you would first have to prove that mentally ill people commit a disproportionate number of murders compared to other groups. Even then, you would have to address the likely causation fallacy... whether or not they were considered "mentally ill" before or after the murder. If not, this is applicable to any group.

Example: THEN gun owners must stand for appropriate, effective economic and social welfare because otherwise poor people will have guns and be committing murders. They do and are every day.

NOTE: I am not advocating violence in any way. The content of the post is for intellectual, theoretical, and philosophical discussion. FEDS, please don't come to my house.